September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Fatal Bus Crash On Northern Blvd.

Three people are dead after a horrifying collision occurred between an MTA bus and a private coach bus at the intersection of Main Street and Northern Boulevard during the early morning rush hour.  More...

HANAC’s Adult Education Program

HANAC is offering the following free classes for adults:  • English as a Second Language  • Preparation for the High School Equivalency Exam (GED)  • Preparation for the citizenship exam (students must have a valid green More...

Get Certified With QEDC This Fall

With programs to assist small business owners, entrepreneurs, home improvement contractors, minorities, immigrants, and women, the Queens Economic Development Corporation announced its list of fall services on September 12.  More...

Low Crime Rate, Pre-K, Discussed At Dutch Kills Gathering

The first meeting of the Dutch Kills Civic Association (DKCA) since June was held on September 14 and hosted by DKCA President George Stamatiades, who began by congratulating Steve Moreno, a member, for all the work he has done on the nearly complete More...

School Supply Collection Drive A Big Success

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Sarah Murphy, the Director of Development for the Coalition for the Homeless, posed with the backpacks and other school supplies that were dropped off at Bor More...

Community Board 1 Elects Torniali Chair

Community Board 1 got right down to business, electing Marie Torniali board Chair at the board’s September 12 meeting.  Torniali topped fellow board members Norma Nieves-Blas and Daniel Aliberti on the first ballot negating any repeat of t More...

History Of Rosh Hashanah

Kiddush  Blessing over the wine and sanctification of the day.   More...

Pathway From Queensboro Community College To St. John’s U.

At a ceremony held at St. John’s University’s Queens campus, St. More...

The Pulpit

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Maloney Mourns The Death Of Edith Windsor

In reaction to the announcement of the passing of Edith Windsor, known for the Supreme Court case United States v. Windsor that ruled the Defense of Marriage Act to be unconstitutional, Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

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Andrew “Marcus Drew” Abbensett

Andrew “Marcus Drew” Abbensett is a New York native singer, songwriter, producer, composer and photographer who just moved to Astoria after spending his entire life in Manhattan. More...

Simotas Attends Back To School Event At Astoria Houses

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas helped distribute over 400 free backpacks to school children at a community barbecue and family fun day at the Astoria Houses on September 9. More...

New Electric Transmission Line To Be Installed In Northwest Queens

Con Edison is installing a new underground electric transmission cable from Long Island City to Corona to help support long-term service reliability for residents and businesses in the growing borough.  More...

Hurricane Prevention Major Factor As New Cornell Tech Campus Opens

The opening of Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island was celebrated on September 12 at a dedication ceremony attended by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and other officials and dignitaries.  More...

Seminar On State’s New Paid Family Leave

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas hosted a free evening seminar for pregnant women and expecting parents to help them negotiate and interact more effectively with their employers and health insurance companies. More...

Yankees Play Citi Field

Yankees super fans Paul Halvatzis and Joe Vaccaro from Amorelli Realty, Jerry Chrisafis and his son, Bobby, and Anastasia Limogiannis. More...

History of Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew for "beginning of the year") is the Jewish spiritual New Year. The More...

St. Francis Prep To Host Annual Open House

On Saturday, October 14, St. Francis Prep will host their annual Open House for prospective students and their families. This year promises to be just as informative and exciting as years past. More...

Resorts World Casino NYC Spices Up September

Turn over a new leaf this fall by taking advantage of great promotions and exciting events at Resorts World Casino New York City! More...

OCEANIA STREET ARMENIAN FESTIVAL – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Oceania Street in Bayside (on the corner of Horace Harding Expressway), New York, will be transformed into an amazing Street Festival – complete with wonderful More...

‘Ridgewood Stroll’ Set For Saturday, September 23

A community celebration of music, food, beverages and activities for children, the 4th Annual Ridgewood Stroll will take place Saturday, September 23, from 12 pm to 5 pm. More...

Aces To Fold

Neighborhood residents are applauding a State Supreme Court judge who refused to order a stay on the State Liquor Authority’s (SLA) decision to revoke Aces liquor license, forcing the establishment to shut down.  More...

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